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Company Overview of Belkin International, Inc.

Company Overview

Belkin International, Inc. engages in the manufacture of consumer electronics, smart home technologies, safe drinking water delivery systems and solutions, wireless networking products, charging and power products, and accessories for smartphones and tablets. It offers wireless routers, adapters, Wi-Fi range extenders, switches, Wi-Fi cameras with night vision, LED lights, netcams, tablet and keyboard cases, smart phone accessories, mobile accessories, in car products, cables, and education products. The company sells its products through stores, online retailers, commercial resellers, and distributors. Belkin International, Inc. was founded in 1983 and is based in Playa Vista, California.

12045 East Waterfront Drive

Playa Vista, CA 90094

United States

Founded in 1983





Key Executives for Belkin International, Inc.

Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 59
Managing Director of Europe Region
Director of Global Communications
Vice President of Product Management
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Belkin International, Inc. Key Developments

Belkin Introduces Thunderbolt™ 3 Express Dock HD

Belkin announced the Thunderbolt 3 Express Dock HD. The Thunderbolt 3 Express Dock HD plugs into devices with a Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) port. With 40 Gbps data transfer rates, dual 4K video support and 85 Watts of power delivery, the Thunderbolt 3 Express Dock HD is a complete single-cable docking solution providing connectivity and power to notebook. Thunderbolt 3 Express Dock HD features: True single-cable docking solution; Dual 4K video or single 5K output and 85W of power delivery powering computer through a 0.5m Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) 40Gbps cable; Daisy-chain up to five Thunderbolt devices from the dock; Two Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) ports; Three USB-A 3.0 ports (1.5A charging each); One DisplayPort; One Audio In/Out port; one Audio Out port; One Gigabit Ethernet port; Included 170W power adapter provides enough power to support attached peripherals while delivering up to 85W of power to computer through included Thunderbolt 3 cable. The company also introduced its USB-C to HDMI Adapter featuring up to 4K resolution at 60Hz and two Thunderbolt 3 cables, 0.5m and 2m, supporting up to 40 Gbps data transfer rates.

Belkin Introduces Cases, Screen Protection, Armbands and More for New Apple Devices

Belkin announced a full range of new products for the iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, and Apple Watch Series 2 including screen protection, armbands, watch bands, phone cases and accessories. Belkin's innovative collection includes Apple Watch bands, InvisiGlass Ultra screen protection, Air Protect SheerForce phone cases, Sport-Fit, Sport-Fit Plus and Sport-Fit Pro armbands and Apple cases and stands. InvisiGlass® Ultra Accessory Glass 2 by Corning. The newest and most premium screen protector, InvisiGlass Ultra, is made with Accessory Glass 2 by Corning Based upon tests of Accessory Glass 2 by Corning compared with soda-lime glass (actual results may vary), InvisiGlass Ultra provides: Improved scratch resistance: up to 3-5x improvement in the force required to cause deep strength-degrading scratches which are often accompanied by chipping (lateral cracking). Better drop performance: up to 25% increase in drop performance. Reduced scratch visibility: up to 25% reduction in scratch visibility. Ultra-thin: 0.21mm between the user and screen preserves touchscreen sensitivity; smooth glide of real glass and crystal clarity, MSRP $39.99. Available mid-September. Air Protect™ SheerForce™ Case for iPhone 7 /iPhone 7 Plus: Super lightweight, impact-resistant, transparent case to protect against bumps, drops, scratches, yellowing or dust, Quality responsive button protection, dock compatible with full access to ports, Hues complement smartphone colors; lab-tested slim fit, MSRP $24.99, Available late September, Sport-Fit Armband for iPhone 7: High-grade film protects phone while allowing for screen access, Velcro strap allows for adjustable and secure fit Lightweight neoprene material makes the armband easy to hand-wash when needed as well as protects the phone from sweat so it is not impacted, Easy integration for most phone cases, MSRP $24.99, Available September 10. Sport-Fit Plus Armband for iPhone 7 /iPhone 7 Plus: All bullets above plus: Separate card and cash pocket allows to carry all necessities. Perforated arm strap allows for better breathability and comfort, MSRP $29.99-34.99. Available September 10. Sport-Fit Pro Armband for iPhone 7 /iPhone 7 Plus: All bullets above plus: Cord management loop. MSRP $34.99-39.99. Available September 10. Apple Watch Classic Band: Premium leather on front and back with painted edges, Laser-etched logo on satin finish hardware with accent stitching, Premium Apple-like lugs for seamless integration with Apple Watch and Apple color matching, MSRP $59.99, Available late September. Stand for Apple Pencil: Elegant storage solution for Apple Pencil, Aircraft-grade anodized aluminum and bead-blasted finish, Recessed silicon tip holder for added protection and weighted base for added stability. MSRP $29.99, Available end of September. Case + Stand for Apple Pencil: All-in-one storage and stand solution for Apple Pencil and Apple Pencil accessories. The protective case stores Apple Pencil while keeping its small accessories safe in compartments designed especially for them. Compact and minimalist, it also functions as a protective stand so Apple Pencil is always within easy reach when you're in the office or out and about Storage compartments for: Apple Pencil, Lightning charge adapter, extra Apple Pencil tip and Apple Pencil cap, Apple Pencil stand High-gloss PC exterior with protective lid, Fabric lining for added protection, MSRP $29.99.

Belkin Introduces the Powerhouse Charge Dock for Apple Watch + iPhone to The Mass Market

Belkin announced the Powerhouse Charge Dock for Apple Watch + iPhone, available at select retailers worldwide, offering consumers an easy 2-in-1 solution for turn-key charging. Consumer benefits: Built-in Apple Watch magnetic charging module with integrated lightning connector for the iPhone; Integrated 2-in-1 charging solution optimally charges the Apple Watch and iPhone simultaneously; Elevated design keeps the Apple Watch and iPhone more protected and easier to see while charging; and MFi certification ensures that this product passed rigorous mechanical, stress, and electrical tests per Apple standards. The Powerhouse Charge Dock is available for an MSRP of $99 at http://www.belkin.com/us/p/P-F8J200/, Best Buy and other retailers globally. The Powerhouse Charge Dock supports Apple Watch, Apple Watch Sport, Apple Watch Edition, iPhone SE, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, and iPhone 5.

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